Emerus

  • Senior Imaging Systems Administrator

    Job Location US-TX-The Woodlands
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/26/2018 4:54 PM)
    ID
    2018-8023
    Facility
    Emerus Holdings Inc
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift Type
    Days
  • About Us

    Emerus is a nationally recognized, innovative leader in the delivery of inpatient, surgical, and diagnostic medical health care. Specializing in the identification, development and management of improved-access community medical facilities, Emerus provides cost effective, scalable growth opportunities to large-scale, national health care systems throughout the United States. 

     

    By providing operationally efficient facilities and focused alignment with current health care trends, Emerus’ community-based hospitals prioritize limited inpatient stays, efficient emergency rooms and cost effective pricing in a smaller campus setting. Based in The Woodlands, Texas, Emerus has more than 1,000 employees, with expert concentrations in over 20 different fields throughout the medical industry.

    Position Overview

    The Senior Imaging Systems Administrator is responsible for leading and coordinating the operational resources related to Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), Radiology Information Systems (RIS), and all Imaging Systems technology initiatives. Serves as liaison between IT and Radiology as well as Emerus and JV partners for imaging system’s needs.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Serves as the lead Imaging Systems Administrator with responsibilities to ensure that all work efforts for the supported systems are coordinated and supported by the Imaging Systems Administrative staff.
    • Insures the cross training occurs among the Imaging Systems Administrative staff to allow for adequate knowledge and coverage of system support exists across the organization.
    • Act as a liaison in all digital-imaging initiatives for Emerus. Will monitor and direct the system configuration and maintenance as well as the support of day to day image workflow, archiving, auto routing, prefetching, Imaging System integration and other related activities as new systems may be acquired and require integration.
    • Coordinate integration of all peripheral equipment and related systems.
    • Participate in strategic planning for medical imaging initiatives.
    • Participate in the development of annual operational budget relative to PACS and RIS initiatives.
    • Develop operating standards, policies and procedures for PACS and RIS operations in a collaborative effort between IT and Radiology.
    • Coordinate and prioritize all PACS and Radiology Information System (RIS) projects by coordinating resources and ensuring maximum integration of related systems.
    • Oversee activities of vendors in all phases of installation and implementation of new systems as related to PACS and RIS.
    • Tests software upgrades, patches, interfaces, reports and fixes. Coordinate testing efforts and obtains user sign off on testing results to facilitate move to production, while ensuring users are educated regarding changes.
    • Adheres to organizational wide IT change management, project management, security and all other IT technology standards.
    • Coordinates system downtimes to minimize operational impact while ensuring appropriate coverage and assistance is available.
    • Coordinates training activities as needed.
    • Attend seminars and training sessions necessary to maintain appropriate level of professional competence.
    • Provide support to Emerus staff as well as referring physician and JV staff during business hours and insure adequate coverage is available for assistance outside of business hours.
    • Initially triage all problems that have been reported by end users. Ensures a process is in place 24 by 7 for triage and application support.
    • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and teams.
    • Participates in supporting the vision, mission, and core values of Emerus and adheres to its Standards of Behavior.

    Other Job Functions

    • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
    • Travel to all facility locations as required
    • Up to 20% overnight travel.
    • Perform additional duties as assigned
    • Ability to work off-hours and on call when required

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, required
    • Basic competency with Windows Server OS
    • Basic competency with Windows Server
    • 3+ year experience in a radiology department, required
    • PACS or RIS system experience, required
    • Epic Radiant, Cerner RadNet, and Philips iSite experience, preferred
    • CIIP a plus.

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